Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.30, for a total value of $286,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 201,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,572,193.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) traded up 0.94% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $58.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 244,005 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion, a PE ratio of 37.02 and a beta of 1.43. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $54.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $53.46. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 52 week low of $34.22 and a 52 week high of $60.10.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The transportation company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.01. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 7.66% and a net margin of 2.12%. The firm had revenue of $475.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $451.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.31 EPS. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’s revenue was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.64 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought a new stake in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings during the first quarter worth about $107,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 3.0% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,770 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. raised its stake in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 20.5% in the first quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 4,998 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $277,000 after buying an additional 849 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 3.7% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,548 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $289,000 after buying an additional 197 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its stake in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 1.2% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,710 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $317,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. 95.09% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on AAWW shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Thursday, March 30th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $65.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub raised Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $60.00.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Company Profile

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW)

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